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FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 8:00am PST
gap between the rich and poor. also, the economic benefits of obamacare. the white house is promoting this and quickly approaching the deadline. in the meantime, today's top headlines. jon: caught on camera, plus the latest in the manhunt for the suspect. and loose change is really adding up in our nations airports all of that money you leave behind at security checkpoints could be spent and how low can you go. it is all "happening now" ♪ ♪ jon: good morning on this wednesday. the president giving a speech on the economy today to talk of obamacare again. all part of a three-week pr blitz to convince americans to sign up and soon. hello, i am jon scott. jenna: i am jenna lee. the presidents common coming on the heels of the enrollment website 631 the website is trying to put the botched rollout behind it. getting that millions of enrollees getting the health care law work. the deadline to sign up for coverage next year is december 23. let's talk about with karl rove, a senior adviser and deputy chief of staff to president george bush. he is also a fox news contributor. that was par
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2013 9:20am EST
think. good morning, everyone. trying to attract youngsters to the obamacare cause, the president suggests pep rallies and happy hour parties. beneath the office of the president? the approach is not working, young people are not signing up, young people don't like it. the administration will not guarantee security. your i.d. is going astray. obamacare is sliding ever deeper into chaos, but apple, the exact opposite. it signed a deal that opens up the fast china smart phonee market and the stock is going straight up almost like the good old days. don't ignore the good news, 3.6% economic growth in the summer quarter. jobless claims below 300,000, but wouldn't you know it, stocks are down. stay right there, i'm also going to make some waves later this hour over the martin bashir disgrace. "varney & company" is about to begin. trading inspires your l. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 life inspires your trading. tdd#: 1-80345-2550 where others see fads... tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 ...you see opportunities. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 at schwab, we're here to help tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 turn inspiration into a
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 8:00am PST
'll get you up-to-date on that. >>> also the white house says the obamacare website now works for most americans. why problems with the site can lead to a nasty surprise for some people who think they signed up for insurance. every day we're working to be an even better company - and to keep our commitments. and we've made a big commitment to america. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. througall of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested ov $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger. jon: right now a look at some stories we're following across the country and around the world. los angeles police arrested a man they say stole part of the wrecked porsche in which paul walkser died. police say he and a friend stole a body panel off the car as it was being towed away. the suspect allegedly posted a picture of the piece on instagram. >>> police helicopter rescuing a missing hiker who got lost in the san gabriel mountains outside of los an
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
,000 americans enrolled on the obamacare site in the first 24 hours after it was repaired. that is more than signed up in the entire month of october when healthcare.gov flopped in its debut. major garrett is following this. >> reporter: dawn erin of austin, texas, is one of the americans who signed up for health care this week. it's the first health insurance the self-employed musician and massage therapist has had in 20 years. >> this is obviously a massive undertaking and it's just started so it's a beautiful idea in theory. we'll see as the year progresses if it works out in practice. but i have my fingers crossed. i'm hopeful about it. >> reporter: erin tried to enroll in october but web site problems bogged her down. this time, an enroll. counselor helped heifer settle on a plan with a $89 premium. she qualifies for a subsidy of $162 a month. >> i was surprised at the prices, actually. we entered all my tax info and income and stuff and i was pleasantly surprised. >> reporter: erin is 43 and has had some recent health issues. for obamacare to succeed, millions of young healthy american
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 1:00pm EST
. the november jobs report. margaret carlson and ramesh ponnuru debate obamacare's revival. we begin the program with the former secretary of state, dr. madeleine albright. madame secretary.
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 11:00pm PST
young people to help plug obamacare. >> i need you all to spread the word how theffordable care act really works. >> a new poll shows most millenials don't plan on signing up. tonight, why america's youth is tuning the president out. >>> the obamacare web site, bull's eye for hackers. >> doesn't appear that any secuty was built into the site itself at all. >> the serious privacy risks that come with signing up for health care. >>> plus, students who used to get straight a's now struggling in class. why common core is not making the grade.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm EST
americans back to work is to fix the economy. and we talked about obamacare. he said that he is willing to look at a plan to extend unemployment benefits if the president presents one -- if president obama shows him one, but he said the president has the focus. >> the president is more focused on inkoreaing reliance on programs than creating better jobs. republicans continue to focus on strengthening the economy for middle class citizens. >> a fundamental difference there. republicans saying there are other ways to help americans, democrats pushing for the extension while trying to work on broader economic issues. >> libby casey thank you. >>> tomorrow the labor department releases the jobs numbers for november. >>> some fast-food workers are on the picket line instead of working today. strikes are taking place in in about a hundred cities. the dedemand, higher pay. tonya mosley shares the story of a 35-year-old mother of three raising her family on $9.31 an hour. >> it's 2:00 and mya molina's five-hour shift at kfc is over. she is off to pick up her youngest son from day care before he
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 11:00am EST
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KBCW
Dec 1, 2013 10:00pm PST
thanks to apps that help us find the bargains. >>> the web site for obamacare has been undergoing repairs. engineers have fixed 400 bugs. the health care web site can handle up to 800,000 users a day. the response time has dropped from eight seconds to one second. >> we have a much more stable system that's reliably open for business. at the end of the day we need high system up time so consumers can seek information, fill out applications, shop and enroll. the error rate is less than 1%. >>> california lawmakers will have extra cash this holiday season. they are getting a raise. some are refusing to take it. >> wallets in sacramento are fatter today. lawmakers are getting a raise amounting to more than 5%. the state citizen compensation commission approved it in june. >> that's after we took a 23% cut. >> that commission cut lawmakers pay during the recession. senator hill cut his own even more. this is done by an independant third party evaluation and committee that sets the standards and they can raise the pay or lower it in times when times were tough. >> but 12 members won't accept t
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 11:00am PST
for obamacare but will the newly fixed website hold up to all the traffic he [[man] it's nothing but tape... [woman] it's a block. we're havin' a baby! [laughter in background] [woman screams] are we havin' a baby? [ambient crying and laughter] of using toothpaste to clean a denture. but dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can grow and multiply. polident is specifically designed to clean dentures daily. its unique micro-clean formula kills 99.99% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stains, cleaning in a better way than brushing with toothpaste. that's why dentists recommend polident. [ male announcer ] polident. cleaner, fresher, brighter every day. >>> we have just learned that a motorcyclist who was killed in a crash last night in san francisco was a co-host of the hgtv show "curb appeal," hit by a director around 8:30 last night. beckweather was taken to san francisco general but died from the injuries. the driver is cooperating with the investigation. >> developing news on the crash that killed "fas
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
're working on the implementation of obamacare. in addition, like i said, i'm working with the goldman school i'll probably be there six months doing the research what are the immigration things in san francisco and what has the board done in the past. i think i'll follow a long-term goal. to answer your question while i'm building and working on something specific i'd like to implement >> you say you're a student now. >> right. >> what's the plan to manage our time. >> i know they meet on monday at 1 o'clock. i'm halfway you done so the workload is not an issue. i spoke in my conversation that was one of the questions how much time do you do in precipitate work. i was told the meetings don't last more than an hour mayor ed lee and maybe take a couple of hours of prep time >> are tell you pktd any other commissions you'd be interested in. >> one of the questions i answered was i felt i had the rezit skills and references and i don't want to half step anything i want to hit the ground running as fast as i can if i thought there were other commissions but this is the one i actually can com
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 3:30pm PST
of the commission as it goes forward with the complicated work of trying to make a reality the obamacare and other important pieces of legislation. thank you. >> thank you. any member of the public wish to speak on any item. you want to ask a question >> okay supervisor breed. >> you want to go forward? >> would this be part of public comment for you. >> seeing no other public comment public comment is closed. before you ask a question i want to ask someone to come up first of all, i want to commend you and the other commissioners to create such a diverse system in terms of neglectly. i want to see this is diverse. i'm curious in regards to immigrant percentage whooid wide just broad strokes it didn't have to be denied in broad strokes what's our immigrant population in san francisco >> our immigrant population in san francisco just made a presentation on this is 36 percent or one in every 3 receipts in the city. regardless of the breakdown the europe wan and ailing and aevenlg >> about 64 percent are from and 16 percent if mexican and 13 and a half percent from the uc and ireland and german
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
the website, and you want to be insured by january 1st. the kick off date for obamacare then you got to get on the stick. he wanted to reassure americans that the healthcare law was working and reassure democrats his core supporters. part of this was a political rally that these problems are very nervous about how this is all going to shake out. the president didn't break any news. he didn't have any announcements but it's time to turn the page, turn the corner on all the problems over the past two months. let's listen. >> so, we just need people, now that we have the technology fixed we need you to go back, take a look at what is actually going on because it can make a difference in your lives and the lives of your families. >> a contrast that the president and the administration pointing out, you know from the outset when the healthcare launched six people were signed up, a well-known infamous figure at this point, a million people, the first full day where they have these glitches worked out, more than glitches, obviously, but a million people were successful in logging on to the website
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
. >> the goal. >> headed in the right direction. >> all right. how is obamacare coming along? got the web site fixed or mostly. >> well, they got part of it fixed. to take the amazon example, you can go and browse and choose the book, wow just can't bay for it. they talk about the back end of if it's some obscure thing. it's a cash register. kind of an important thing. and millions of people canceled. still got a lot of problems and we'll see if that it going to get better or not. we'll report it. >> i'm curious about your take on the politics. republicans grab ahold of this and say this is an issue for us. democrats are starting to say, you just wait. people are about to get understand and by mid-terms this is a plugs for democrats. >> i have an absolutely open mind. i decent know how you can predict. just be an individual decision. million of people will have experiences with this. we'll see whether they get better health care, whether it's more or less expensive, whether they can see the doctor they'd like to see or not, and it will be a big role in the 2014 election, but depending on that
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
people to help plug obamacare. >> i need you all to spread the word how the affordable care act really works. >> a new poll shows most millenials don't plan on signing up. tonight, why america's youth is tuning the president out. >>> the obamacare web site, bull's eye for hackers. >> doesn't appear that any security was built into the site itself at all. >> the serious privacy risks that come with signing up for health care. >>> plus, students who used to get straight a's now struggling in class. why common core is not making the grade.
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 7:30am PST
talking to about everything from obamacare to immigration reform. that's something he has held near and dear to his heart since he came to office. where are we? are we going to be able to pull that off? >> that's right. >>> we'll also be talking about the building boom. you have seen san francisco's exploding skyline. therefore there are cranes everywhere. >> that's right. it will lead to incredible increase in population in san francisco and the entire region. we'll talk about what this means for people in brent wood, fremont, all across the bay area. >>> workers are demanding a hike to the minimum wage. president obama weighed in on this. now we have local leaders weighing in on this. phil you have an interview with some of them. >> first let's take a step outside because you probably noticed it's really cold. it has been for several days and the cold snap will continue. we are taking a live look outside. you can see the bay bridge. it looks nice but again jacket and scarf weather. you see the temperatures are in the 20s in some spots. otherwise we're making it up to the upper 30s
KRON
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
: obamacare faces another legal battle as the white house starts a three- week public relations campaign to re-market the affordable care act. >> pam: andrew spencer reports some institutions want to make sure the health care reforms don't infringe on their religious freedoms. >> reporter:the university of notre dame fines for failing to provide employees with insurance plans that cover birth control -- even though contraception runs counter to the teachings of catholicism. >> reporter:the catholic university is re-filing its lawsuit just as the obama administration starts a three-week media blitz to re-market the affordable care act and encourage more people to sign up. >> reporter:.but ultimately, this will all be decided in court. the supreme court will decide whether private companies can refuse to offer certain insurance benefits -- but their ruling isn't expected until well into next year. >> reporter: cited such lawsuits -- as well as the botched roll-out of healthcare-dot-gov -- as evidence the affordable care act won't work. >>"this bill is fundamentally flawed, causing people to lose
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
. margaret carlson and ramesh ponnuru debate obamacare's revival. we begin the program with the former secretary of state, dr. madeleine albright. madame secretary. >> good to be with you. >> you paid tribute to the noble statesmen, nelson mandela.
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
is covered ca.com. republican side covered health care ca.com loaded with information criticizing obamacare. democrats say there is enough confusion about signing up without republicans adding to it. republicans counter that hard working americans have hard questions about the affordable care act and they're just providing answers the bottom line? the only place to sign up online is at coveredca.com. this millions of apps were not enough. there is another way to use your smart phone. a device let's you watch live tv on your phone or tablet. called audio vox, using an antenna to receive tv over air waves. usa today says interest tl is one draw back >> there is just too few station choices now. >> so what does he know? really? >> abc7, sells for owe $130 but no monthly fees. >> who do you think spends more money at victoria's secret? here is a question. men or women? a former employee employee let the secret out saying that is because men feel awkward among lacy under wear, they'll buy expensive linger yeah just to get out of there quickly. do you that to hang around. >> thank you. thank you
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm PST
reluctant to do, especially younger people. officials hope with obamacare more people will have a chance to see a doctor and that could help move the city closer to zero. >> something else, too, is that the medications are so good right now and treatment is getting so much better that a lot of people just kind of let it slide by. >> you've got to take them consistently and that is one of the issues that's going to be difficult for them to get to zero. >> joe vazquez, thank you. >>> oakland city council member libby schaaf is jumping into the race to unseat mayor jean quan. she holds the old seat on the city col on the city's crime problem. a recent chamber of commerce poll found 70% of oaklanders rate crime as their top priority. >> i think oakland can do better. oaklanders deserve to have the police come when they call, that the city can be safe. >> the same poll found just 5% of voters say they would vote for quan again. >>> coming up trash into treasure, bay area artists are turning illegally dumped junk into something beautiful. >> those cyber monday deals could cost you, what you ma
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 4:30am PST
the economic benefits of the affordable care act. >>> 80,000 californians have signed up for obamacare. kpix 5 is gathering experts for a hotline. representatives will be here at kpix 5 all day today to answer your questions. simply call between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. and the number is 1-888-5-helps- u. >>> all right. 4:41 now. and unbelievable rescue caught on tape. how the man survived under water for days after his boat sank in the atlantic. >> and a mystery tipper is spreading the wealth at bay area restaurants. the message that he leaves behind along with thousands of dollars. we'll be right back. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, underwater for almost 3 day. after his tugboa >>> check this amazing video of an underwater rescue that man trapped under water for almost three days after his tugboat sank in may. he was trapped in a four-foot square air pocket. he was then rescued and spent two days in a decompression chamber and returned home in good shape. >>> a big tipper is visiting bay area residents. who is this? kpix 5 reporter christin ayers reports. >> reporter: it began with two men having a steak dinne
Univision
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
reportes de problema en la pÁgina web del "obamacare" dos meses despuÉs de los problemas parecen haber sido solucionados la pÁgina web puede recibir ahora 800 mil visitas al dÍa y segÚn los voceros han cumplido la meta de reparar las fallas reportadas y los errores llegan a menos de 1%. >> en el centro de la controversia estÁ un hospital en new york porque supuestamente discriminaron a un bebÉ por ser discapacitado aunque estaba en la lista de espera le negaron un trasplante de corazÓn aunque los expertos negaron que eso afecte su salud despuÉs del trasplante los mÉdicos no quisieron alrarlo la madre entablÉ una queja por la presunta injusticia. ♪ bueno hoy comienza una semana especial porque estamos celebrando la semana la salud aquÍ en univisiÓn y quÉ mejor forma de iniciarla con la experta en el tema y uno de los segmentos preferidos de ustedes vida sana con cecilia asÍ que cuÉntanos de que se trata, creo que es algo importante para aquellos curiosos que le gusta levantarse y tomarse un poco de vinagres. >> muchas gracias sin lugar a duda es una semana muy importante la s
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
, that is the beginning. the effective date of the affordable care act, obamacare, you have to enroll by december 23rdrd. if you are in the individual marketplace, if you don't get your insurance from an employer, you will have to log onto healthcare.gov. still experiencing a lot of problems, now, it's crunch time. back to you. >> mike viqueira at the white house. thanks. now to the ukraine. that country's leader is trying to ends days of government protests. thousands of people gathered on the streets of kiev today after president victori yanokovich rejected a packet with the eu and sided are russia. dozens of demonstrators over the weekend. the president said today that police acted excessively. barnaby phillips is in kiev with more on this situation. >> in the city center, it does feel like a revolution is underway. the city hall has become a headquarters for protesters. all day, people came in. just have a look or enjoy the food and hot drinks or even to catch a nap. amidst all of this, a workman valiantly removes the carpet so that it won't get damaged in these extraordinary times. the problem for
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am PST
is 5:37. university of notre dame is taking on obamacare. the institution does not want to be forced to provide birth control coverage. it has filed a lawsuit claiming the requirement infringes on its religious beliefs. the law doesn't force institutions to provide coverage. instead, insurers must give employees a contraceptive option at no additional cost. notre dame considers that immoral. as for the white house, it's kicking off a three-week media blitz to get people to sign up. >> you got good ideas? bring them to me. let's go. but -- we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. >> president obama took on the republican critics of the bill yesterday. he said they want it to fail. republicans say the law is flawed. >>> a site with the web address similar to the california health exchange is linked to state republicans. this is what the website looks like. its url is close to the coveredca.com. they call it a resource guide on the affordable care act but critics call it deceptive saying the look-alike site discourages people from enrolling. 80,000 californians have signed up th
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am PST
. >> eric spauld well will join us talking to about everything from obamacare to immigration reform. that's something he has held near and dear to his heart since he came to office. where are we? are we going to be able to pull that off? >> that's right. >>> we'll also be talking about the building boom. you have seen san francisco's exploding skyline. therefore there are cranes everywhere. >> that's right. it will lead to incredible increase in population in san francisco and the entire region. we'll talk about what this
FOX
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
assembly gop caucus says it has no plans to take down what some are calling a bogus obamacare website. the site is called covering health care cr.com. it name closely resembles coveredca.com, the official website. democratic leaders say the gop site is misleading and confusing californians seeking answers about the affordable care act. republicans say the site serves as an informational resource. >> our members have been getting questions all year long about what this complex health care law means for them. >> critics say the site is an attempt to steer people away from the legitimate insurance enrollment site and they're calling for the site to be shut down. >>> local schools are recipients of a federal grant aimed at bulking up the work force. they're awarding u.c. san francisco about $675,000. merit university and oakland is receiving more more in grant money. it's an effort to hire more nurses and other health professionals ahead of an expected surge in patients under the affordable care act. >>> back down to the bay area, a cold snap tonight along with a low temperature. some cit
KRON
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >> pam: the "obamacare" website is open and running more smoothly than ever. health care dot gov had problems starting from day one -- october first. the president vowed to fix the issues by december first. >> pam: so the obama administration enlisted the help of private sector tech talent-- and the president put management consultant jeff zients in charge of the overhaul. >> pam: 400 individual repairs later. the administration met the deadline, saying the website's error rate has fallen to "well under one percent." >>"the bottom line: healthcare.gov on december first is night and day from where it was on october first." >> pam: the administration progress report says the site can now handle up to 800-thousand visits a day. still, more work needs to be done. officials expect a surge in traffic just before december 23rd, the last day to sign up for coverage that takes effect on january first. >> catherine: it's now been about 5 weeks since an 85- year-old palo alto man was detained by the north koreans as his vacation was wrapping up. >> catherine: the white house is now weighing in
KRON
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
, the president is trying to spread the word. >> reporter: criticism from republicans on obamacare and chronic problems to the website, president obama is set to go on offense.: president obama will spend the next three weeks making sure you know about the benefits of the affordable care act, and making sure americans know the website is up and running. >>"this law is working, and will work in the future. people want the stability of health insurance and we're gonna work on fixing whatever problems come up. >> reporter:saturday was the deadline for fixing healthcare-dot-gov. after its disastrous roll-out in october. among those fixes: a waiting room for high- traffic periods, where users have the option to be emailed to return when traffic has eased. some >> reporter:healthcare-dot- gov says more than a million people visited the website monday, with no major problems. >>"we won't be satisfied until every person who wants insurance in this country has the opportunity to purchase that. be it through the internet, through an individual, or through an insurance company, to get that access. " >> r
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am EST
. there will be advantages from obamacare. there will the hospital payouts that could be a risk. he also likes gold. he tends to come back to gold. the price could rally 20% to 30% in 2014. >> still stuck. --another guy from fidelity they do not talk very often. he manages a biotech firm over there. >> he is looking down. >> he says to beware of the bubble. >> i am into that headshot there. >> he says there is a risk of a bubble. he says to target drugs. a lot of them are targeted to a specific population. people do not have a choice. the drug will treat a particular illness. it is not something that people can rip off. he talks about writing the innovators. also, profits from generics. that is the other big theme. >> you know me. i am a fixed income junkie. eric likes to call me credit girl. i am a bond girl. to get you a need superhero costume. >> one big font manager. to someone who used to manage the bond fund. back a fewage going years or so. she says that there is no fixed income sector. just illustrating the challenges in fixed income right now. if there is an area, she likes telecom. there has been a
KRON
Dec 2, 2013 4:00am PST
you some tips and tricks to help you with this holiday shopping today. >> and the obamacare website has been under fire for not working properly. we'll tell you if the obama administration was able to meet its goal and have the website up and working smoothly by the midnight deadline. >> and investigators hope to learn what caused the train derailment in new york that killed at least four people, and injured dozens of others. we'll have the latest, coming up. >> if black friday crowds were just too much -- or black friday deals just weren't enough -- shoppers can rejoice in another big day on the retail calendar. karin caifa has tips and tricks for shopping online and with your mobile device on cyber monday, and through the rest of the season. >> cyber monday goes back to the old desktop computer. people can out how on-line and order items. to free teller said that cyber monday has not lost its luster. >> we know what it will draw. >> the retail federation says that they intend retailers will offer deals on monday. it is important to be able to separate the good deals from the great
KRON
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am PST
the bodies. >> welcome back. obamacare faces another legal battle as the white house starts a three-week public relations campaign to re-market the affordable care act. andrew spencer reports some institutions want to make sure the health care reforms don't infringe on their religious freedoms. >> even though contraceptives are part of the guilt, their art read the filing this lawsuit after three weeks the obama administration is trying to encourage more people to sign up. this was altman lebes decided in court. they will decide whether not certain companies can offer insurance. this is evidence that the affordable care act by some people will not work. >> this plan is flawed and people are losing the doctors of their choice. they're also losing their health care plans. they're having to pay higher prices. >> barack obama stated said some republicans just want to see that health care act to sale. >> if you have better ideas, let's go. we are not want to repeal this as long as i am president. maligned republicans consider to talk about everything that is negative. >> president barack
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
to triple. >> even though private insurance companies are selling plans on the obamacare exchanges. doctors are ambivant as to whether they'll take the insurance. 44% of physicians plan on sitting out the first year. 33% are not sure if they'll participate. nationwide four in 10 physicians are still weighing their options. >> lower payments to first irnings, experts say is one way of making plan affordable. for patients that have insurance to pay doctors higher rates. they carry higher out of pocket costs, creating hurdles for the physicians. >> many insurance companies tell us they won't advice us of the deductible ahead of time so the doctor can't collect the deductible in advance. that means the doctor has to wait for the insurance company determination, has to bill the patient and hopes that the patients can pay us. >> that hope may not make financial sense when the drive to lower health care costs is putting pressure on the bottom line. >> the art world is converging on miami beach for an exhibit expected to attract 50,000. >> the snow is helping to put miami on the map as a global cul
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 12:00am EST
the government is trying to take away the guns and obama is doing this and obamacare is terrible. and so those are the guys i wanted to talk to. they were quites with the leaflet. the ideas. so i said to them, like, is this your stuff? and yeah, who are you? i'm academic. i'm a researcher and i'm doing a research on these organizations. these ideas trying to understand the guys. and i study men who believe this stuff. and they looked at me suspiciously and asked me question. and i said, look, here is what i am. i don't get it. so what here is my job. i want to understand how you see the world. i want to understand your world view. it is -- look, you will not convince me. ly not convince you. that's off the table. what is on the table i want to understand why you think the way you do. >>> "downward mobility." small business owners testified wednesday before the house small business committee on the effect of the health care law. this is an hour and 45 minutes. [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] >> good afternoon. i call this meeting to order. as we are all well aware, the healt
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am EST
employees and could suggest the business from the obamacare employer mandate. according to the national federation of independent business, 39% of small businesses with 20 or more employees: at least 10% of one or more other businesses. to determine if the threshold of 50 or more employees has been met in these situations the health care law utilizes the internal revenue service code, controlled growth business aggregation rules which are complex and confusing even for most experts. some experts have suggested that most small-business owners could not interpret these rules without the guidance and the related cost of a tax specialist. despite the administration promises to health care law would help small businesses, each week seems to bring entrepreneurs more bad news, more costly regulations, more uncertainty and less incentive to grow their business and create jobs. a recent u.s. chamber of commerce international franchise association survey found 53% of small-business owners believe the law would have a negative impact on their business. in a challenging economy, many small-busines
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